2020 3M Open: Spectator Information

By Ryan Watson

The second edition of the 3M Open kicks off this week, July 23-26, at the TPC Twin Cities in suburban Minneapolis. Defending champion Matthew Wolff returns to defend his title in a strong field that features Englishman Tommy Fleetwood playing his first PGA Tour event since the restart. Brooks Koepka, Bubba Watson, and Dustin Johnson have also committed to playing. Fleetwood and Wolff will also be competing in the 3M Open Compass Challenge, a charity 9-hole scramble held this Wednesday with Paul Casey and Will Gordon. 


TPC Twin Cities

Tournament host TPC Twin Cities was designed by Arnold Palmer with consultation with Minnesota-native Tom Lehman to bring an elite course to the area. Opened in 2000, the course initially hosted the PGA Tour Champions event dubbed the 3M Championship from 2001 until 2018, when the event jumped to the PGA Tour under its current name. The layout is a pristine parkland course that uses smart bunkering and plenty of water to create a championship caliber course. The short game will be very important, especially wedges and short irons, and the winner may well go to the golfer who with the best approach shots. 


Media Coverage

Television coverage is provided by Golf Channel and CBS for each round of the event. Coverage on Thursday and Friday is on Golf Channel from 2:30-6:30pm ET. Saturday and Sunday coverage begins on Golf Channel from 1-3pm ET and finishes up on CBS from 3-6pm ET. Featured groups and holes will also be streamed live on PGA Tour Live. Radio coverage is provided PGA Tour Radio on SiriusXM satellite radio and online at PGATour.com/liveaudio






About The Author

Ryan Watson is a freelance sportswriter and history professor. He has been an avid fan of golf since his father signed him up for golf camp as a young child. Ryan enjoys following the professional game and learning about new equipment and gadgets.


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